Senior Drop In Programs
Drop-in Fitness Classes
Drop-in Fitness Class Schedule
- Low Intensity
- Moderate Intensity
- High Intensity
- Older Adult Class
PLEASE NOTE: Drop-in Fitness classes are cancelled on Statutory holidays
*Gentle Fit is cancelled on he third Wednesday of each month.
Build lean muscle, boost metabolism and improve overall fitness in this full body workout that includes circuits, games and fun fitness challenges.
Improve cardiovascular fitness with fun high and low impact cardio patterns followed by strengthening and toning for the core.
Cardio & Strength
Pump it up for a total body workout with low impact cardio moves followed by a functional strength routine.
Focus on strong abdominals and healthy backs and hips while conditioning the core.
Dance & Tone
Shake, sway and shimmy to popular dance music followed by resistance training for an overall body shape up.
Move and groove to a high-energy choreographed cardio workout set to popular music.
Ease into Fitness
Ease into a fitness routine for a good start on a healthy lifestyle while enjoying a routine of cardio, strength and stretches to tune up the body.
Fit & Functional
Exercise safely in this gentle movement class that focuses on increasing the range of motion, strength, balance and agility to help better manage the activities of daily living.
Increase confidence, improved balance, core stability and strength with a well-balanced, low intensity workout.
Try this resistance and endurance training in a fast-paced, non-choreographed workout.
Boost strength and stamina with this high energy class that includes power moves, intervals and challenging core work.
Increase flexibility and relaxation with this full body stretch class that rejuvenates the entire body.
Improve range of motion, balance and strength with cardio and flexibility exercises in this gentle fit class.
Challenge your heart rate and tone the lower body with choreographed patterns on a step followed by core strengthening and a stretch.
Energize and feel the burn in this interval based functional training class that features this signature piece of equipment in the fitness centre.
Target all major muscle groups and feed off the energy of teammates rotating through functional training stations on this signature piece of equipment in the fitness centre.
Maximize time and efficiency in this 30 minute, full body workout using functional training stations on this signature piece of equipment in the fitness centre.
Total Body Conditioning
Work with a variety of resistance equipment for a head- to-toe strength and endurance routine.
Lengthen, breathe and relieve stress while balancing the body with gentle yoga poses.
Drop-in Fitness Classes
Be motivated and have fun in a group-based class led by an inspiring instructor with upbeat music. Exercise options are provided for different fitness levels.
We offer Group Fitness and Yoga drop-in classes for ages 13+ years. Drop-in Aquafit classes are also available at Minoru Aquatic Centre. Older Adult classes are designed for people ages 55+ years.
Drop-in classes are included with Minoru Centre for Active Living facility admission. For the safety and enjoyment of all, the number of participants is limited. Classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check in at the front desk to purchase your admission and pick up your drop-in fitness class wristband. Wristbands are available 30 minutes before the class start time.
Drop-in Fitness Class Etiquette
To keep your workouts fun and safe for all, follow these guidelines.
- Be respectful to all staff and fellow participants. This is a group workout in a community space.
- Arrive on time to class. Latecomers are not permitted after 5 minutes.
- Use lockers for personal belongings and store all equipment in a safe area to the side.
- Be sure to participate in the warm up, cool down and stretch to help prevent injury. Each component of the class is equally important.
- Listen to your body and work at your own pace. Ask for help if needed.
- Keep hydrated! Drink water before, during and after the class.
If you are new to the class, arrive early and introduce yourself to the instructor. Review the PAR-Q+ form annually to ensure you are ready to begin exercise.
Group fitness or “aerobic” classes provide upbeat cardio, strength, endurance and flexibility training. Classes vary in format from teaching patterns set to music, to circuit style or interval type training.
Classes are held in a studio space or on the Fitness Centre floor. All equipment is provided.
Minoru Centre for Active Living also offers registered land fitness classes. Schedules changes seasonally and may include:
- Barre Moves
- TRX Suspension Training
- Zumba Gold
Drop-in yoga classes are an excellent introduction to yoga or a great way to round out a fitness routine. Focus on flexibility, injury prevention and relaxation as a certified instructor leads you through different poses and breathing.
You are welcome to bring your own mat. Mats and other props are also provided.
We also offer registered yoga classes. Schedules change seasonally and may include:
- Mind Body Balance
- Pilates Yoga Fusion
- Power Yoga
- Vinyasa Yoga
- Yin Yoga
- Yoga for Men
For program registration:
Online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.richmond.ca/register
By phone by calling the Registration Call Centre at 604-276-4300, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
In person at recreation and cultural facilities. Note: debit, cheque and cash are also accepted when registering in person